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HT Staff Posted: Jan 11, 2002 0 comments
Let's suppose you have a nicely installed home theater system and a TV upstairs in your bedroom. Let's further suppose that sometimes you'd like to watch a movie playing on your home theater system's DVD player in your bedroom. Without taking the player upstairs, or snaking a dedicated cable between the two, you can't do it.
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Peter Pachal Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments

As the 2002 International CES drew to a close, manufacturers, investors, journalists, and curious onlookers departed the Las Vegas Convention Center with a sense of wonder and amazement after seeing all the incredible innovations in . . . hehehehehehe BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA . . . aaaaaah. Sorry. I wanted to keep you going there, but I just couldn't keep a straight face.

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Rich Warren Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments

The Full Spectrum of DVD The buzz sang the blues at CES, specifically blue lasers. High-definition DVD players generated plenty of talk at CES without being present. A blue laser with its short wavelength will enable a DVD-size disc to store full-length HD movies. Toshiba showed a mock-up of its blue laser.

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David Ranada Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments
Panasonic SA-XR10
Keeping it Real To me so far -- and I've only seen a small fraction of the exhibits -- this year's Consumer Electronics Show has been one mainly of trends and imminent breakthroughs.
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SV Staff Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments

Former Baywatch beauty and JVC spokesperson Donna D'Errico redoubles her efforts to promote the company's in-car CD receivers.

S&V Technical Editor David Ranada tries out Sony's MicroMV camcorder -- said to be the smallest ever.

Fred Manteghian Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments

<B>On the Kouch</B> <BR> Actually, Dr. Melfi has a chair and a couch. Her expression is noncommittal as I choose between them&mdash;the psychoanalysis has already begun. Right away, she suggests a word game: she'll say something, I'll respond with the first thing that pops into my head. I've used the technique myself to out disloyal employees in the, uh, refuse recycling business. I guess that semester and a half of college was money well spent.

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Jon Iverson Posted: Jan 10, 2002 0 comments

Only home theater Neanderthals watch movies with a two-channel audio system, the standard wisdom has it. 5.1, 6.1, 7.1&mdash;will surround sound formats ever stop expanding?

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Al Griffin Posted: Jan 09, 2002 0 comments
A videophile's dream is realized at the Fujitsu booth, where a school of widescreen plasma TVs wows onlookers.
High-definition TV (HDTV) received some strong nudges in the right direction during the past year, so we expected to see plentiful signs of life on the show floor i
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Michael Antonoff Posted: Jan 09, 2002 0 comments

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates was giving the keynote address at CES on Monday evening, January 7, when he suddenly realized (or so he said) that he'd neglected to instruct his personal video recorder to save the Monday Night Football broadcast then in progress. No problem.

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